WARREN, NJ - The Guidance Department at Watchung Hills Regional High School is offering a financial aid information meeting for parents of college-bound seniors.

Dr. Joseph Roberto, a college financial aid officer with many years of experience, will offer a presentation for parents of seniors on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the basis for the awarding of most financial aid. The CSS Profile is a financial aid form required by some private colleges. FAFSA and CSS Profile forms will be discussed in detail at this meeting.

Topics to be discussed during this program include, College Costs ,Understanding Federal Methodology (Needs Analysis),Descriptions of Financial Aid Programs ,Completing appropriate financial aid forms (FAFSA) and CSS Profile and Processing Financial Aid Forms. The issue of financial aid is a critical factor for students and parents in the college selection process. However, careful and thorough planning will help you face college costs and hopefully assist you in financing your child’s education without depleting your bank account.